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Tyrion will end up as king Evan McGuigan, Dublin This season has been mostly enjoyable so far and I am still intrigued to see where it all goes, but (...)

 Welsh flag: the political landscape has changed irrevocably since 2009, creating room for a more defined and closer relationship between Dublin and Cardiff. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nearly 10 years ago, the then Welsh first minister, Rhodri Morgan, described the decision of the Government to close the Irish Consulate in Cardiff as(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

Sports Ireland ceo John Treacy  at the Oireachtas committee.

An external investigation into the finances of the FAI will include an examination of expenses claims by former chief executive John Delaney and other(...)

Minister of State for  Sport Brendan Griffin speaking at the Sport Ireland announcement on funding for 2019. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Minister of State for Sport Brendan Griffin has suggested that Niall Quinn will have to persuade the FAI to endorse his proposals for improving the Ai(...)

Garda checkpoint at Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Senior Government Ministers last week raised concerns about the increased number of drink-driving checkpoints being rolled out. File photograph: Tom Honan

An Garda Síochána has the Taoiseach’s “full support” in enforcing drink-driving laws, he told the Dáil as he defended legislation brought forward by M(...)

US president Donald Trump with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the White House following a presentation of a bowl of shamrock. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Government Ministers and representatives will visit more than 50 countries over the St Patrick’s Day festival in what will be a final pre-Brexit promo(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross came under fire last year for allocating €150,000 to the fee-paying Wesley College.

Projects in Minister for Sport Shane Ross’s constituency are to receive almost 5 per cent of the total allocation of State funding in the latest batch(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin that moving the Ireland-France ferry out of Rosslare could do huge damage to the Irish economy. File  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Taoiseach has urged shipping company Irish Ferries to retain its services to France from Rosslare, Co Wexford. Leo Varadkar told the Dáil that Mi(...)

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